Research & Publications

The National League of Cities strives to strengthen communities, transform and improve cities, and serve as a resource for local elected officials. Our research and publications advance these goals by providing critical data, identifying promising city practices, sharing inspiring and informative stories, and fostering effective solutions and innovation. Through original content such as reports, issue briefs, news articles and blog posts, we explore the issues facing cities today and foster a dialogue that helps city leaders build better communities.

Oct 25
  • Equity
  • Social Justice
  • Leadership & Management
  • Communications

Tackling issues related racial inequity in your city can seem like a daunting task, but here are 6 steps to get you started on the road to improving outcomes for all of your residents. 

Key Definitions

Racial Equity — “Closing the gaps” so that race does not predict one’s success, while also improving outcomes for all.…
  • Race, Equity, and Leadership (REAL)